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Allies Close On Rome, 1944/06/01

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Allies Close On Rome, 1944/06/01


Published 1944
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"After the ruins, which had been Cassino, are entered, we see the Allied Generals Alexander, Mark Clark, Truscott, Juin et al in conference. As we roll forward with their troops, significant signs mark out enemy mines, booby traps...and the road to Rome." (partial newsreel)


Production Company Universal Studios
Audio/Visual sound, b&w

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Reviewer: Christine Hennig - favoritefavorite - September 10, 2005
Subject: Is That a Secret Weapon in That Rubble?
Newsreel story about the Allied drive towards Rome after the capture of Monte Casino during the late days of World War II. This is pretty standard, with some historical interest in the showing of a couple of German secret weapons. Mostly this is just scenes of devastation in the aftermath of battle, though.
Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: **. Weirdness: **. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: **.
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